• ADAM BRACKEN

    FOUNDER | PRESIDENT

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    Adam has been in the fitness and health industry for over 15 years now and has been the Founder and President of The Fitness Lab since it’s beginning on May 7, 2016. He started off when he was 17 years old helping out around a local gym and soon recognized his passion to work in the field. He attended St. Lawrence College in Kingston and received his Fitness and Health Promotion Diploma, his CSEP-CPT (Canadian Society of Exercise and Physiology- Certified Personal Trainer), as well as his FRC (Functional Range Conditioning certification). Over the last decade, he has worked alongside numerous clients, professional athletes, and celebrities around the city to help them achieve their goals. He specializes in athletic training and has worked with athletes in a variety of different sports and leagues such as the CFL, OHL, NCAA, ECHL, AHL, and NHL. Adam is a lululemon legacy ambassador, a leader in the sweat community, and plans to continue to grow the LAB brand as big as he can.

    @BRACKCITY_ 
  • BRAD JOHNSTON

    PARTNER | HEAD TRAINER

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    Brad’s passion for training and exercise began as a kid when he competed in a variety of sports
    including hockey, baseball, rugby, boxing, and Olympic weightlifting. For over 10 years, he has been able to provide knowledgeable and personalized programs for his clients of all ages and abilities with the goal of improving their physical fitness through mobility, strength, and conditioning exercises. Being
    a certified CanFitPro Personal Trainer Specialist (PTS), level 2 NCCP certified Olympic Weightlifting Competition Development coach, category 4 certified Olympic Weightlifting Technical Official, and FRC (functional range conditioning) certified, Brad has much experience in training clients from many different sports.

    @HASHTAGBRADJ 
  • RYAN GILLEY

    HEAD TRAINER | RKIN.,
    MHSC.

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    For Ryan, a love of sports at a young age sparked an interest in exercise. This lead him into a Bachelor's Degree at the University of Ontario Institute for Technology (UOIT) in Kinesiology, specializing in Exercise Science. His interest was piqued studying Human Neuromechanics, taking him into a Master's of Health Sciences where he researched the differences between our dominant and non-dominant arms. After registering with the College of Kinesiologists of Ontario, Ryan began working in both the rehab and personal training worlds, and over the last 6+ years Ryan has watched clients achieve their goals and crush the rehabilitation process. As a Registered Kinesiologist, Ryan utilizes movement analysis and the most up to date exercise protocols to ensure the best results, and truly loves what he does.

    @RYANGILLEY8 
  • JANA MUIR

    PERSONAL TRAINER | B.A.

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    Jana’s love of all things sports, athletics, and fitness related began when she was a kid. She participated in competitive sports most of her life...the big ones being gymnastics, fastball, downhill ski racing and horseback riding. Her passions took her to The University of Waterloo where she completed her Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Recreation and Leisure studies.

    Jana’s desire to really reach out to help people transform their lives motivated her to change careers and she became certified as a Personal Trainer in 2005, and has been Personal Training for 18years. She is CanFitPro and FRC (Functional Range Conditioning) certified. Her love and passion for fitness and healthy living, as well has her
    compassion, patience, and empathy, has allowed her to do what she loves....and in turn, she genuinely loves what she does. 

    @JANALMUIR 
  • ALLY LECKY

    PERSONAL TRAINER | B.PHE, CSCS

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    Ally’s passion for sport and fitness came at a young age when she started competitive swimming alongside weight training. After high school, she attended Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario earning a Bachelor’s of Physical and Health Education Studies and a Certificate in Business while competing for the Queen’s swimming
    team for 5 years. Following her passion for sport performance, she completed two strength and conditioning internships; uOttawa high performance in Ottawa, Ontario, and Cressey Sports Performance in Boston, MA specializing in baseball.
    Although Ally has worked with youth, collegiate, and professional athletes, she also finds passion in educating many others to discover their inner athlete! Ally is a NSCA certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS). 

    @LECKYSTRONG 
  • MADELEINE BRAZEAU

    PARTNER | MANAGER OF OPERATIONS

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    Madeleine joined TFL in 2022, having worked various roles within the fitness and sporting world. Madeleine studied Business Administration at Algonquin College and at TFL, she is able to combine her love of business with her passion for fitness and wellbeing. Outside of the The Lab, she can usually be found spending time with her dog, Berkley.

    @MADELEINEBRAZEAU 
  • JAZLYN WALLACE

    INTERN

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    Jazlyn's passion for health and fitness sparked at a young age. From being involved in competitive sports to schooling at Algonquin College in the Occupational/Physical therapy assistant program and working in the rehabilitation world for the past 2 years. Jazlyn is currently enrolled at University of Ottawa studying Human Kinetics with an interest in pursuing physical therapy upon completion. Her goal is to share her passion and help others discover the power of movement!

    @JAZLYNW 
  • SHELBY ALLEN

    CLIENT SERVICES LEAD

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    @SHELBYJALLEN 
  • MEGHAN WILKINSON

    CLIENT SERVICES

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    @MEGHANWILKINSONNN 
  • JULIA ROSENTHAL

    CLIENT SERVICES

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    Julia completed her Honours Bachelor in Health Sciences at the University of Ottawa. Throughout her time in university, she was a member of the Gee-Gees varsity soccer team. After graduation, she started a new journey working for the Government of Canada, where she currently works to help keep our borders safe. Missing her days as an athlete, she decided to reclaim her passion for health and fitness through the LAB. When she’s not behind the front desk in Manotick, you can find her singing along in an early morning MetCon class!

    @_JULIEROSENTHAL 
  • ANNIKA CEPPETELLI

    CLIENT SERVICES

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    Being an ex-gymnast and coach, Annika has always been involved in the fitness scene. She is very attentive and is always willing to help. She is in her fourth year studying Commerce at uOttawa and hopes to work in the healthcare industry upon graduation. In her free time, you can find Annika staying active with her friends, playing with her dog, Daisy, and tending to her growing collection of plants. 

    @_ANNIKACEPPETELLI 
  • RILEY FALCONER

    MANAGER OF CLIENT EXPERIENCE

    @REALRILEYFALCONER 
  • BEN BANGS

    PERSONAL TRAINER

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    Starting as an intern, Ben spent time learning from the TFL's expert trainers and awesome clients before becoming a Certified Personal Trainer. His teamwork skills developed through his involvement in hockey, lacrosse, and rugby, aiding in his ability to keep people motivated with his upbeat personality. A bumping Saturday morning Met/Con is where Ben thrives.  

    Ben graduated from Wilfrid Laurier with a degree in Political Science with specializations in research and legal studies, and is currently pursuing education in food and nutrition. When not teaching classes, you can find Ben watching movies, learning new recipes, or running his small barbecue and outdoor kitchen maintenance company.

    @BEN.BANGS 
  • ANNA PIRT

    CLIENT SERVICES

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    @ANNA.PIRT 
  • CHELSEA FIELD

    INTERN

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    @CHELSEA.FIELD 
  • REESE CLARK

    INTERN

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    @REESECLARK_ 
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  • DUSTIN ROSS

    PARTNER | HEAD TRAINER

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    Dustin has progressed into a career of fitness based on his childhood of competitive football and hockey. His passion for team work and personal growth has had him committed to personal training for over 10 years. He attended Algonquin College and received his Fitness and Health Promotion Diploma, as well as his CSEP-CPT (Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology - Certified Personal Trainer). Dustin is CanFitPro and FRC (Functional Range Conditioning) certified. He believes that though the paths may be different, everyone can achieve their goals. Dedicated to his clients, he can create a workout catered to the needs of the individual, to ensure that no matter what their limitations are, they can still achieve their goals.

    @DUSTINMROSS 
  • ANDRE SIGNORETTI

    PARTNER | HEAD TRAINER

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    Andre is a passionate, energetic, motivating trainer, who brings a wealth of experience to the Lab.
    Being a professional hockey player for over 19 years, he knew he wanted to share his passion for fitness and working out. He is a huge believer in having correct technique and form as to prevent injury and get the most productivity from your workouts. Training with some of the top trainers and athletes in the world has
    provided immense knowledge, along with NSCA-CPT (National Strength and Conditioning Association - certified personal trainer) and FRC (Functional Range Conditioning) certifications. No matter what level you may be (beginner, intermediate or athlete), age, or what injury you may have, Andre will always have a training plan tailored to your specific needs and will get you the results that you’ve always wanted and will bring you to the next level.

    @ANDRESIGNORETTI 
  • MIKE DEL GIUDICE

    PARTNER | HEAD TRAINER | BHSC

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    Mike is a certified exercise physiologist who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience as well
    as a contagious passion for fitness, aiming to positively impact the lives of others. He has a bachelor of science with a specialization in Human Kinetics, as well as a master of science with research in muscle physiology. Mike grew up playing soccer, hockey, track & field, golf and tennis. He has completed
    five marathons and is currently training to qualify for every major marathon in the world. Mike enjoys working with a variety of individuals, with a common mission to challenge everyone to become the best version of themselves. 

    @TRAINER_MIKE93 
  • CHRIS MULDOON

    PERSONAL TRAINER | B.SC., FRCMS

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    Chris joins our team as an extremely successful coach with over 10 years of experience in athletics, health and fitness. His specialization in strength and conditioning, as well as functional mobility, helps clients achieve pain-free performance training. His minimal risk/maximum reward approach to training helps clients achieve their goals without sacrificing results, health or safety. On the rare occasion he’s not in the gym you can find him somewhere in the country with his dog, Whiskey.

    @MULDOON_CHRISTOPHER 
  • DOMINIQUE HARTLEY

    OSTEOPATH | PERSONAL
    TRAINER | D.O., BSC. (SPEC. HON. KIN), CSCS - NSCA

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    Growing up, Dominique
    ("Dom") was a high performance gymnast and had dedicated her life to competitive sports. Following a gymnastics career-ending injury, she re-focused her energy and passion towards rehab and getting herself back on her feet and training again. Dom has spent the last 15 years giving back to the athletic community by coaching athletes of all ages, ranging from post-operative care to working with Olympians. She graduated from York University with a BSc. (Hons) in Kinesiology and is now completing her 5th and final year in Osteopathic studies. Through her own rehab and training experience, she understands the importance and need for both manual therapy and strength and
    conditioning to help her clients achieve their goals. Her ultimate goal is to give people that work with her the freedom to move pain free and achieve high levels of performance. 

    @DOMMYHARTLEY 
  • MATT MCGUIRE

    HEAD TRAINER | CSEP, CPT

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    After being involved in the fitness
    industry his entire life while playing competitive hockey and baseball, Matt obtained his Diploma in Health and Fitness Promotion at Algonquin College, graduating on the Dean’s List.

    Matt's goal is to grow as a fitness instructor/mentor, to assist people with reaching their own fitness goals, and to help people live healthier lives.

    Matt creates a positive environment for people to do something good for themselves; making working out an enjoyable activity.

    @MCGUIRESTRENGTH 
  • MADDIE CELLI

    PERSONAL TRAINER

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    Maddie grew up playing competitive soccer and hockey where she discovered her love for sport, and ultimately, fitness. This passion for sports influenced her current pursuit of a Bachelor’s of Science in Human Kinetics with a specialization in Kinesiology at the University of Ottawa. Working as an Intern here at TFL and now a Personal Trainer, she always knows how to put a smile on your face! She hopes to continue to learn and gain practical experience that will support her future endeavours in the health and fitness industry. Maddie is currently in the process of becoming a certified NSCA-CPT (National Strength and Conditioning Association - Certified Personal Trainer).

    @MADISONNCELLI 
  • SOPHIA DORE

    CLIENT SERVICES LEAD

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    Sophia’s passion for training and exercise began at a young age and continued to grow throughout her hockey and soccer careers growing up. She played both sports competitively in and around Ottawa, and capped off her hockey career serving as a defenceman for the SUNY Canton Kangaroos’ NCAA III Women’s hockey program. Missing her days as a varsity athlete, she decided to reclaim her passion for health and fitness through the LAB. You can find Sophia at the front desk, listening to EDM and sipping on her favourite smoothie - the PB&J! 

    @_SOPHIADORE 
  • LAURA BIANCONI

    PERSONAL TRAINER

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    Laura-Marie has been in the fitness industry for over seven years, starting off with her fitness journey at a young age playing competitive hockey, soccer, and eventually university hockey. She decided to jump right into the fitness industry, becoming a group fitness instructor, then personal trainer, athletic coach and mobility specialist. She has worked with many people in the general population, including individuals of all ages and fitness levels, as well as competitive athletes. She is also a registered Holistic Nutritionist.

    @LAURA_BIANCONI 
  • LAUREN WHALEN

    PERSONAL TRAINER

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    Lauren grew up loving and playing several sports, but her focus was competitive hockey - and she loves to bring that competitive attitude to the fitness industry. As a former LAB intern, and now an International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA) certified personal trainer, Lauren's focus for her clients and teams is ensuring great form, function, and having fun while helping to achieve their goals. Lauren loves tailoring programs for her client's goals and lifestyles, and celebrating their achievements with them.Lauren also graduated with honours from Carleton University in 2013 with a degree in Human Rights. When she isn’t at the LAB, she works in management at a local non-profit.

    @LAURENTWHALEN 
  • FOSTER SCRIVENER

    INTERN

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    Foster has always been involved with sports since a young age. Growing up, he played several sports including hockey, basketball and football. Above all, it was football that captivated his love for sports and growth within the gym. After 10 years of playing competitive football across the province, injuries eventually led to an early end to Foster’s sports career. Since then he's been intent on sharing the importance of maintaining health and safety while helping others succeed toward their respective athletic goals. He is currently enrolled at Carleton University, majoring in History, with plans to earn an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree. Since completing his six-month internship, Foster has now become a personal trainer who plans on building his reputation and expanding his knowledge in the field of fitness. As he is currently in the process of becoming a certified NSCA-CPT Personal Trainer, he hopes to soon assist others directly with their fitness journeys at The Fitness Lab.

    @SCRIVEY23 
  • LIDIA KOVAC

    CLIENT SERVICES

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    Lidia is currently a 4th year student in Communication and Media Studies at Carleton. In her free time she's either hanging out with her friends or getting a workout in the 7am classes.

    @LIDIAKOVAC 
  • LILI-ROSE CARON

    CLIENT SERVICES

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    Lili just finished her second year at Ottawa U studying Food and Nutritiion Sciences. She's a former gymnast who now stays active in our MetCon and Strength classes in Manotick. Lili's working towards becoming a dietician and eventually opening up her own clinic!

    @LILIROSE_CARON 
  • RYLEY CARTER

    PERSONAL TRAINER

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    Ryley’s passion for training begun at a young age when he was playing competitive hockey. After hockey, Ryley completed his diploma in Exercise and Wellness in 2013 at Camosun College in Victoria, B.C., where he started his fitness career as a Personal Trainer. Throughout his career, he has challenged himself physically in a variety of activities and has participated numerous endurance events. Most notably completing a 24hr 500km bike ride down Vancouver Island 3 times for a local charity. Ryley has a passion and respect for all types of exercise and activities. Some of his personal favourites are – Boxing, Cycling, Kettle Bells, Trail Running, Stand-up Paddle Boarding, Free Diving, and Functional Strength Training. Ryley’s motto is that “Exercise should be a part of your life, not a time in your life” and believes that having variety plays a critical role in creating the longevity necessary for a healthy lifestyle. Since relocating to Ottawa, Ryley is looking to share his knowledge and skill set with The Fitness Lab community, leveraging his experience in a wide range of training methods. Beyond his technical skill set, Ryley strives to maintain a high level of customer service and ensure that each session is unique and tailored to his client’s goals. 

    @R.M.CARTER 
  • ISABEL GRAMEGNA

    INTERN

    @ISABELGRAMEGNA 
  • MARA SACCO

    INTERN

    @MARAA.SACCO 
  • VANESSA LAMBERT

    INTERN

  • SAMANTHA JONES

    CLIENT SERVICES

  • LYLA FLOOD

    CLIENT SERVICES

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  • DANNY PORTER

    PERSONAL TRAINER

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    Danny has been involved in the fitness industry for as long as he can remember. While
    participating in any sports team in the community and in school, he found his love for football  and eventually was able to attend McMaster University to study Psychology and Business as well as play four years for a national
    ranked football program. Danny had the pleasure of being a part of the student trainer program where he was an integral part of the training team for the McMaster Volleyball and Basketball nation championship teams. He has since acquired his ISSA personal trainer certification to accompany a vast knowledge
    of sport specific training and years of team training experience.

    @DANNYPORTER40 
  • IAN STIRLING

    PERSONAL TRAINER | B.SC

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    At TFL, Ian is able to combine two of his passions — fitness and helping others reach their potential. His love for fitness began while training for hockey at a young age and has be a major part of his life ever since. Ian obtained his BSC in Human Kinetics from the University of Guelph, and applies his education to each member/client to ensure safe training and proper movement patterns. As
    a CanFitPro certified Personal trainer, Ian has over 10 years of personal
    training experience, specializing in weight loss, injury rehab, and
    sport-specific training. Ian enjoys every minute of being in the gym and would love to help you reach your own fitness goals. When he’s not at the gym, Ian is either working as a firefighter or on the golf course!

    @STIRLS89 
  • RACHEL FELDBERG

    PERSONAL TRAINER | B.ED, CPT

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    Rachel is currently working her Master's in Sport Management at the University of Ottawa. She's fluently bilingual in English and French and brings her extensive leadership, motivation, and team-building qualities to the LAB to create an exciting and motivating atmosphere in the gym. She is always learning and sharing knowledge to promote the development, health, and well-being of others.

    @RACHFIIT 
  • CHAD RUBY

    PERSONAL TRAINER

    @CHADWICK_RUBY 
  • ARIANNE PILON

    INTERN

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    Arianne’s participation in a variety of sports at a young age, sparked an interest in exercise. Her years of training as a competitive trampoline gymnast lead her to current pursuit of a Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology at the University of Ottawa. Following her undergrad, Arianne is interested in pursuing a Master’s in Physiotherapy. Her years of personal experience with weight training inspired her to want to get into the field of personal training as well. She is currently taking an Onsite Fitness Personal Training Certification and has recently completed the Titan/uOttawa Gee-Gees Performance Strength and Conditioning internship where she worked with uOttawa’s Hockey teams. Arianne is excited to apply what she’s learned to help everyone become the best version of themselves.

    @ARIANNE.25_ 
  • KIANA MACDONNELL

    CLIENT SERVICES

    @KIANAMACDONNELL 
  • TAYLOR JOHNSON

    CLIENT SERVICES

    @TAYLOORJOHNSOON 
  • LORIE WILSON

    CLIENT SERVICES

    @LORIEEWILSON 
  • ANNE-SOPHIE PELLETIER

    CLIENT SERVICES

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  • RACHAEL PELISEK

    CLIENT SERVICES

    @RACHAELPELISEKK 
  • AMANDA ROBERT

    INTERN

  • JAYDON SHERIDAN

    INTERN

    @JAYDON.SHERIDAN 
  • NATHAN WHEELER

    INTERN

    @NATEWHEELER95 
  • TAYLOR STEWART

    PERSONAL TRAINER

    @_COACH.TAYLOR_ 
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